UPSC CAPF (AC) Syllabus 2021: Check CAPF Assistant Commandant Detailed Exam Pattern And Syllabus

CAPF (AC) Syllabus 2021

CAPF Syllabus 2021: Union Public Service Commission has released the official notification for 159 posts of Assistant Commandant on its official website on 15th April 2021. The exam will be conducted for Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP),  and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). As per the UPSC calendar, the CAPF Exam has been scheduled for 08th August 2021 and the registration for the same has been active till 05th May 2021. So the candidates who have been waiting for this recruitment can buckle themselves and begin with their preparation with the updated exam pattern and syllabus

CAPF (AC) 2021: Selection Process

The candidate has to go through the following stages to get selected for Assistant Commandant vacancies:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical test
  3. Interview
Examination Central Armed Police Force Assistant Commandant Exam (UPSC CAPF AC Exam)
Organisation Union Public Service Commission
Selection Three rounds
First Round
  • Paper-I based on General Ability and Intelligence (Objective)
  • Paper-II based on General Studies, Essay and Comprehension (descriptive)
Negative Marking Only for Paper-I of first-round; (0.33) marks deducts for each wrong answer
Second round Physical Ability Test
Third round Interview/Personality Test

CAPF Exam Pattern 2021

The UPSC CAPF written exam is the first stage for the selection of candidates for the next round. The exam is conducted to shortlist candidates for the Physical & Medical Standards Test. The exam is held on the basis of exam pattern which is notified by the UPSC in the official notification.

  • Paper I & II will be in bilingual language-Hindi & English, excluding English paper
  • Paper I is of 2 hours duration and Paper II is of 3 Hours duration
  • Paper- I will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer
  • Paper-II is of descriptive format
  • Paper-I is a qualifying stage; Paper-II will only be checked of those candidates who clear the Paper I
Paper Name Time Duration Marks
Paper- I  General and Mental Ability 2 hours 250 marks
Paper-II  General Studies, Essay and Comprehension 3 Hours 200 marks
Total 450 marks

CAPF Syllabus 2021

Let’s now have a look at the detailed Syllabus of Paper-1 and Paper-2 of the UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam:

Paper 1: General Ability & Intelligence

General Mental Ability

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Numerical ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • This section tests the quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, numerical ability and data interpretation of aspirants

General Science

  • General Awareness
  • Scientific Temper
  • Comprehension & Appreciation of Scientific Phenomena
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science

Current Affairs

Questions will be from Current Events of national and international importance in areas of:

  • Culture
  • Music
  • Arts
  • Literature
  • Sports
  • Governance
  • Societal and Developmental Issues
  • Industry
  • Business
  • Globalisation

Indian Polity

Questions will be asked from:

  • Indian political system
  • Constitution of India
  • Social systems and public administration
  • Economic development in India
  • Regional and international security issues
  • Human rights & its indicators

Indian History

Questions will be asked to test candidates’ knowledge of the growth of nationalism in India and the freedom movement.

  • Indian History, Culture and Civilisation
  • Freedom Movement in India
  • Indian Constitution and Administration
  • Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Co-operatives and Community Development
  • Forces shaping Modern India
  • Renaissance
  • Exploration and Discovery

Indian & World Geography

  • Earth
  • Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Concept of time
  • International Date Line
  • Movements of Earth and their effects
  • Origin of Earth
  • Rocks and their classification
  • Weathering
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Ocean Currents and Tides
  • The atmosphere and its composition
  • Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure
  • Planetary Winds
  • Cyclones and Anti-cyclones
  • Humidity
  • Condensation and Precipitation
  • Types of Climate
  • Major Natural Regions of the World
  • Regional Geography of India
  • Mineral and Power resources
  • Imports and Exports of India
  • World Geography

Paper 2: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension

Part A (80 Marks): Essay

The topics of essay questions could be on:

  • Modern Indian History
  • Freedom Struggle
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Security
  • Human Rights
  • Analytical Ability

Part B (120 Marks)

  • Comprehensions
  • Précis writing
  • Communications/language skills
  • Developing counter arguments
  • Simple grammar
  • Other aspects

CAPF Syllabus 2021: FAQs

Q. Is there any negative marking for CAPF Exam 2021?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer for Paper-1 only. There is no negative marking for Paper-2.

Q. What is the second paper of CAPF 2021?

Ans. Paper-II for CAPF Syllabus 201 is a descriptive test consist of General Studies, Essay and Comprehension section for 200 marks.

Q. What is the exam pattern for UPSC CAPF 2021 for Assistant Commandant?

Ans. UPSC CAPF 2021 consists of Paper-I and Paper-II for 250 marks and 200 marks respectively. For a detailed exam pattern and syllabus check the article.

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